Working out Capital Management: A Beginner’s Guide to Corporate Financing

October 24, 2018 | Gerald Mwangi - , CEO
Extreme returns, reduced financial risks, well, every firm proceed with an outlook that revolves around such forecasts during capital budgeting. The term associated with such actions is corporate financing.

Connected insurance is here to stay—are you ready for this new insurance paradigm?

October 19, 2018 | Matteo Carbone - Insurtech Thought Leader, Keynote speaker and writer on insurance innovation
As of today, 22% of Italian households that have no home insurance are inclined to buy it—if it were connected insurance. This was the starting point of July’s meeting of the Observatory on Telematics, Connected Insurance and Innovation, an Ania–Bain think-tank, which has put together executives from 30 insurance groups within the Internet of Things (IoT) sector to discuss the great potential of connected insurance, as well as the challenges it poses to the insurance business.

Cryptocurrency tech needs a proper ecosystem to realize its true potential

October 17, 2018 | Jouko Ahvenainen - Serial-entrepreneur and co-founder, Grow VC Group
Blockchain, ICOs and digital securities (e.g. cryptocurrencies) have become the new kids on the finance block – and of course opinion is divided. Some believe they will take over the entire finance industry in a few years and make all traditional finance instruments and institutions obsolete. Others see ICOs and cryptocurrencies as the biggest bubble and/or scam of our time – in the US, there are now plaintiff lawyers that only focus on ICO lawsuits.

Econ 101: Trade deficits

October 16, 2018 | Warren Coats - Monetary Policy Expert, Advisor for Central Banks
To understand the relationship between our fiscal deficit and trade balance, it is essential to understand the macro level relationship of our trade deficit to the other broad categories of our national income and expenditures.

The future of insurance is Insurtech

October 16, 2018 | Matteo Carbone - Insurtech Thought Leader, Keynote speaker and writer on insurance innovation
The insurance sector has entered a phase of profound transformation. Numerous Insurtech startups—around 1,000 according to Venture Scanner map—have popped up to challenge the traditional model by generating more than 16 billion dollars in the last years from insurance companies.

Audit Committee and Auditor Oversight Update

October 15, 2018 | Daniel Goelzer - Senior Counsel, Baker & McKenzie LLP
This Update summarizes recent developments relating to public company audit committees and their oversight of financial reporting and of the company’s relationship with its auditor.

Importance of Mergers & Acquisitions in the Corporate Business World

October 8, 2018 | Gerald Mwangi - , CEO
The principle behind every negotiation, every integration is the market share or better terms, ‘the growth strategy’. Also, it is a well-known fact that every organization pursuits for a competitive marketplace to magnitude their business growth. Considering the modern economic times, the organizations will be granted with only two options, it’s either a merger or an acquisition.

No Women, No Growth – The Case for Increasing Women’s Leadership in Latin America

October 5, 2018 | Otaviano Canuto - Principal, Center for Macroeconomics and Development